Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
327 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.DISCUSSION...

UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES UNDER DRY...NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO INTO NEXT WEEK.
WHILE THESE HIGHER TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR SOME AREAS EACH AFTERNOON...20 FOOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN UNDER 20 MPH.  RHS WILL BOTTOM OUT AT 10-35 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON...AND 10-25 PERCENT SUNDAY.  RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE
POOR IN SOME PARTS OF THE GUADALUPES...BUT MODERATE TO EXCELLENT
ELSEWHERE.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-140930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
227 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....67 TO 72 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE LOWER 70S
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/60400 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT ABOVE 6000 FEET...30-40 PERCENT
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE UPPER
                      60S BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 13 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/47900 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S ABOVE
6000 FEET...IN THE MID 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
UPPER 60S BELOW 6000 FEET.  NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET.  SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
6000 FEET...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.  MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

NMZ115-140930-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
227 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/40000 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 30S.
*    24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 16 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/57700 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-140930-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN HORN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
327 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....68 TO 73 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...20-25
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/74800 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....37 TO 42 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      40S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...60-80
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                      MPH.  BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
                      MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...AROUND 80
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...15-20
                      PERCENT ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE 5000
                      FEET...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/100600 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE LOWER 80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.  SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-140930-
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
327 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S.
*    24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....GOOD/82200 KNOT-FT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....42 TO 47.
*    24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74.
*    24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
*    24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
* WIND 20FT...........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                      10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST AROUND 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....FAIR/55400 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS AROUND 70.  NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

$$

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